Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for npm skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited npm over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

npm
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 516 537 625
Rank change year-on-year +21 +88 -54
Permanent jobs citing npm 359 501 569
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.05% 1.26% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 295 415 458
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £30,875
25th Percentile £39,000 £36,875 £35,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £74,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +11.11%

npm is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 34,158 39,667 41,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.13% 34.84% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28,084 32,682 33,482
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,623 £39,114
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,750 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

npm
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing npm as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing npm.

Salary trend for npm in the UK

npm
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing npm over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for npm in the UK

npm
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing npm within the UK over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 308 £52,500 +1.94% 100
UK excluding London +16 186 £45,000 +5.88% 61
London +60 148 £60,000 -14.29% 44
Work from Home -101 110 £55,000 +18.92% 26
South West +44 53 £45,000 +18.42% 13
Midlands +27 43 £45,000 +16.88% 13
North of England +45 32 £52,500 +5.00% 21
West Midlands +15 32 £55,000 +42.86% 10
Scotland +12 25 £46,250 +19.35% 3
South East +2 22 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Yorkshire +13 16 £40,000 -11.11% 16
North West +37 15 £52,500 +20.00% 5
East Midlands +18 11 £42,500 +13.33% 3
East of England +33 6 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
North East +9 3 £52,500 +1.94%
Wales +28 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing npm also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for npm.

1 282 (78.55%) JavaScript
2 232 (64.62%) CSS
3 219 (61.00%) HTML
4 192 (53.48%) Git (software)
5 168 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
6 165 (45.96%) webpack
7 151 (42.06%) React
7 151 (42.06%) Node.js
8 150 (41.78%) TypeScript
9 146 (40.67%) AngularJS
10 139 (38.72%) HTML5
11 130 (36.21%) Sass
12 129 (35.93%) Front End Development
13 108 (30.08%) CSS3
14 100 (27.86%) User Experience
15 97 (27.02%) Software Engineering
16 96 (26.74%) gulp
16 96 (26.74%) ES6
17 89 (24.79%) Docker
17 89 (24.79%) Problem-Solving
18 88 (24.51%) DevOps
19 87 (24.23%) AWS
20 83 (23.12%) Azure
21 82 (22.84%) Vue.js
22 80 (22.28%) PHP
23 76 (21.17%) RESTful
24 71 (19.78%) REST
24 71 (19.78%) Yarn
25 69 (19.22%) TDD
26 67 (18.66%) Scrum

npm
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (10.58%) WordPress
2 35 (9.75%) CMS
3 25 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (6.41%) Confluence
5 19 (5.29%) Drupal
6 18 (5.01%) IIS
7 16 (4.46%) nginx
8 13 (3.62%) Apache
9 9 (2.51%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.95%) CloudStack
11 6 (1.67%) Umbraco
12 4 (1.11%) JBoss
12 4 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (1.11%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.84%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.84%) Kentico
14 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (2.51%) InVision
2 9 (2.51%) Sketch
3 6 (1.67%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.39%) Figma
5 4 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.84%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.56%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Shopify
2 3 (0.84%) Magento
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (24.23%) AWS
2 83 (23.12%) Azure
3 71 (19.78%) Yarn
4 41 (11.42%) GCP
4 41 (11.42%) Serverless
5 29 (8.08%) SaaS
6 23 (6.41%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (6.13%) GitHub
8 20 (5.57%) NuGet
9 15 (4.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (3.90%) Amazon ECS
11 13 (3.62%) Amazon Cognito
12 12 (3.34%) Logic Apps
13 11 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (2.79%) Amazon S3
15 9 (2.51%) Azure Data Factory
16 8 (2.23%) Asana
16 8 (2.23%) Datadog
16 8 (2.23%) OpenShift
16 8 (2.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.90%) Firewall
2 11 (3.06%) Internet
3 7 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.95%) VLAN
4 6 (1.67%) HTTP
5 4 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.11%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.84%) Broadband
6 3 (0.84%) DNS
7 2 (0.56%) SMS
8 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (16.16%) MySQL
2 37 (10.31%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.57%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (5.29%) Redis
5 15 (4.18%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.95%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.95%) MariaDB
8 6 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.11%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.84%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.56%) ActiveReports
12 2 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.56%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.56%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.56%) phpMyAdmin
13 1 (0.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 192 (53.48%) Git (software)
2 165 (45.96%) webpack
3 96 (26.74%) gulp
4 56 (15.60%) Jenkins
5 52 (14.48%) JIRA
6 51 (14.21%) Babel
7 49 (13.65%) Grunt
8 23 (6.41%) TeamCity
9 21 (5.85%) Selenium
10 19 (5.29%) Cypress.io
10 19 (5.29%) Maven
11 18 (5.01%) Jasmine
11 18 (5.01%) Visual Studio
12 16 (4.46%) Gradle
13 15 (4.18%) Moq
13 15 (4.18%) Protractor
14 14 (3.90%) Karma Test Runner
15 13 (3.62%) Mercurial
16 12 (3.34%) Storybook
17 11 (3.06%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 45 (12.53%) Finance
2 30 (8.36%) Games
3 25 (6.96%) Marketing
4 17 (4.74%) Advertising
5 12 (3.34%) Publishing
6 7 (1.95%) Retail
7 6 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.39%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.11%) Billing
9 4 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.84%) Electronics
10 3 (0.84%) Front Office
10 3 (0.84%) Law
10 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.56%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 280 (77.99%) Developer
2 106 (29.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 67 (18.66%) React Developer
4 54 (15.04%) Full Stack Developer
5 52 (14.48%) Senior Developer
6 37 (10.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 27 (7.52%) PHP Developer
8 25 (6.96%) .NET Developer
9 22 (6.13%) Software Engineer
10 21 (5.85%) Web Developer
11 20 (5.57%) Node.js Developer
12 19 (5.29%) Angular Developer
13 18 (5.01%) Software Developer
14 15 (4.18%) Drupal Developer
14 15 (4.18%) Lead Developer
14 15 (4.18%) UI Developer
15 14 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (3.90%) Senior React Developer
16 12 (3.34%) HTML CSS Developer
16 12 (3.34%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (64.62%) CSS
2 219 (61.00%) HTML
3 151 (42.06%) Node.js
3 151 (42.06%) React
4 146 (40.67%) AngularJS
5 139 (38.72%) HTML5
6 130 (36.21%) Sass
7 108 (30.08%) CSS3
8 82 (22.84%) Vue.js
9 76 (21.17%) RESTful
10 71 (19.78%) REST
11 65 (18.11%) .NET
12 62 (17.27%) JSON
13 60 (16.71%) Redux
14 53 (14.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 48 (13.37%) jQuery
16 34 (9.47%) Laravel
16 34 (9.47%) Web Services
17 33 (9.19%) DOM
18 30 (8.36%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 100 (27.86%) User Experience
2 27 (7.52%) Mobile App
3 26 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.90%) Animation
6 12 (3.34%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (3.06%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.95%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.95%) Wiki
11 6 (1.67%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (1.67%) Social Gaming
12 5 (1.39%) e-Learning
13 4 (1.11%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.84%) Blog
14 3 (0.84%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.84%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.08%) Linux
2 18 (5.01%) Windows
3 16 (4.46%) Android
3 16 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.95%) Ubuntu
4 7 (1.95%) Unix
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (35.93%) Front End Development
3 97 (27.02%) Software Engineering
4 89 (24.79%) Problem-Solving
5 88 (24.51%) DevOps
6 69 (19.22%) TDD
7 67 (18.66%) Scrum
8 61 (16.99%) Web Development
9 58 (16.16%) Microservices
10 52 (14.48%) Mentoring
11 44 (12.26%) MVC
12 40 (11.14%) OO
13 39 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (10.58%) Computer Science
15 37 (10.31%) SOLID
16 36 (10.03%) Unit Testing
17 30 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
18 25 (6.96%) Coaching
18 25 (6.96%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
18 25 (6.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 282 (78.55%) JavaScript
2 150 (41.78%) TypeScript
3 96 (26.74%) ES6
4 80 (22.28%) PHP
5 62 (17.27%) C#
5 62 (17.27%) SQL
6 43 (11.98%) Python
7 41 (11.42%) Java
8 18 (5.01%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.62%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.06%) PHP 7
11 10 (2.79%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.51%) Go
13 8 (2.23%) ES7
14 7 (1.95%) ES8
15 6 (1.67%) Java 8
15 6 (1.67%) VB
16 5 (1.39%) VB6
17 4 (1.11%) Ruby
17 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (9.19%) Degree
2 19 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) PhD
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.13%) QA
2 4 (1.11%) WCAG
3 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (24.79%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (10.03%) Kubernetes
2 18 (5.01%) Ansible
3 14 (3.90%) Terraform
4 10 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.23%) MIIS
5 8 (2.23%) Prometheus
5 8 (2.23%) Puppet
6 4 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.84%) logstash
7 3 (0.84%) Nagios
8 2 (0.56%) Istio
8 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.28%) Grafana
9 1 (0.28%) Kibana
9 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (5.01%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.46%) Adobe
3 12 (3.34%) Google
4 9 (2.51%) Guidewire
5 6 (1.67%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.67%) DevExpress
5 6 (1.67%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.11%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle
7 3 (0.84%) SAP
7 3 (0.84%) Splunk
8 2 (0.56%) DoubleClick
8 2 (0.56%) Escenic
8 2 (0.56%) Sage
8 2 (0.56%) Sony
8 2 (0.56%) Zend
9 1 (0.28%) Canon
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.28%) Twitter